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Albert Ernest WHITMORE

Regimental number3370
Place of birthTea Tree Gully, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDriver
AddressTeatree Gully, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4.75"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Whitmore, Teatree Gully, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date5 March 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Unit embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A17 'Port Lincoln' on 22 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date10 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 July 2002
Age at death102
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITMORE Albert Ernest

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